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Student body elects new SGA president, vice president

May 10, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor  West Liberty University's Student Government Association held elections for the president and vice president, along with senate members, on Wednesday, April 25. Zach Rhodes and Anna Malone were elected as president and vice president, respectively. Read More &raqu...

WLU organizations come together for SGA Day

April 24, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   On Wednesday, May 2, the Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting SGA Day on the quad. This event is free for students and will be jam-packed with activities from not only SGA, but other campus organizations as well. Read More »...

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 12, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   It’s time once again to advocate as it is officially Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Throughout the month of April, many events surrounding education and awareness of sexual assault will be held on campus. Read More »...

WLU students lend a helping hand with flood relief

WLU students lend a helping hand with flood relief

March 28, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor During the end of February, several student organizations from different aspects of WLU helped with flood relief efforts around the town of West Liberty. Read More »...

Capstone class collects donations for local boys home

March 17, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   This spring semester, the Public Relations and Journalism joint capstone classes are collecting donations for St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling as part of their project.  Read More »...

Road conditions play key role in weather delays

March 7, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Every spring semester when it snows, students tend to wonder if a three-hour delay or cancellation is on the way. There are certain procedures behind the scenes that students don’t normally see before the call is made. Read More »...

Students represent WLU at Undergraduate Research Day 

Students represent WLU at Undergraduate Research Day 

March 6, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   Several West Liberty University students attended Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol on Friday, Feb. 16 in Charleston, W.Va.  Read More »...

Senior leader Brandon Smith aims high in his final run

Senior leader Brandon Smith aims high in his final run

February 18, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   One of the seniors out on the court for the Running Hilltoppers this year is Brandon Smith. Originally from Sandusky, Ohio, Smith’s love for sports started at a young age. So young, in fact, his first word was “ball.” Read More »...

Psych club uplifts YWCA, welcomes involvement

Psych club uplifts YWCA, welcomes involvement

February 12, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   WLU’s Psychology Club collected donations for the YWCA Wheeling at the end of last semester for the holiday season. It is one of 300 associations in the nation that aims to eliminate racism and empower women with its local programs.  Read More »...

WLU releases plans for 2017 fall commencement

December 5, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor West Liberty’s Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 in the ASRC. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and tickets are not required to enter. A reception will follow commencement in the College Union immediately after.  Read More &raqu...

University procedures allow for consistent discipline 

November 29, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   Recently, West Liberty University has been in the public eye about serious incidents, such as allegations of sexual assault and domestic violence, concerning past and current WLU students. Questions have been raised on how WLU treats these incidents, and the steps th...

WLU History Club provides incomparable opportunities

WLU History Club provides incomparable opportunities

November 27, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   The West Liberty University History Club is a club focused on the past, present and future while having fun and experiencing unique, historical  opportunities along the way.  Read More »...

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